Separating Science from Scientism (Part 2)
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Atheist Richard Dawkins claims that "scientists get to work and solve problems" while those of faith offer nothing to help advance humanity. Stephen Hawking says the universe doesn't need God; it can make itself. What these famous scientists have in common is a belief in scientism, not science. With all the talk of “trusting the science,” it becomes crucial to learn the difference between what is knowledge and what is a faith statement that eliminates all other forms of knowledge. Lenny shows you how to recognize scientism in our latest podcast.
This class is part of a full series of lectures entitled "Christianity and Science: Tackling the Issues of the 21st Century." To find out more, visit the comereason.org web site.
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